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Data Fundamentals DF.S.STC

Short-term Technical Certificate - 23 Credit Hours

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Computer Science and Information Technology
Effective as of Fall 2024

What is the program about?

This short term certificate provides the fundamental skills needed to prepare the IT professional for careers in data analytics. Students will have the ability to mine, organize, analyze, and visualize data in a way that is meaningful to organizations. All courses in this short-term certificate apply to the Data Analytics degree.

Program Outcomes

  • Design and construct databases. Access, manipulate, and visual data using SQL and a scripting language. Use data analytic tools to solve business and information technology problems.
  • Create, document and implement computer software solutions given a definition of a problem and requirements for a solution.
  • Describe the need for an Information Systems methodology and the phases of the Systems Design; assess, develop and implement data analytic solutions.

Career Opportunities

Opportunities include positions such as Data Engineer, Data Analyst, Business Intelligence Analyst, Data Manager, Visualization Analyst and Business Systems Analyst.


  • MAT 0200


Course Title Credits
CIS 1111 Introduction to Problem Solving & Computer Programming 3
CIS 2165 Database Management 3
CIS 2265 Data Visualization with Tableau 3
CIS 2266 Python for Data Analytics 3
CIS 2268 Structured Query Language (SQL) Programming 3
CIS 2269 Data Analytics Theory & Solutions 3
MAT 1455 Introduction to Data Science 5
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances.